Tag Archive: birthday

The Great Chicago Fire and the not-so-great festival

It has been nearly a fortnight since my thirty-first birthday.  I am still mentally absorbing the impact of growing older, though, as I balance out the negatives and the positives.  Fortunately, the balance… Continue reading

“It distresses us to return work which is not perfect”

The late Peter O’Toole once brought in a beloved jacket to the cleaners to remove the Guinness, blood, and marmalade stains from a night out drinking.  After a week or so, the cleaners… Continue reading